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BTO # 168, Summer 2018
Feature Articles
In the mail on June 1, 2018

BTO 168 Cover

Introducing TWO BTO Club Contests

Kids art contest

Kids Winter Art Contest - see the rules HERE

2019 Photo Contest
Get your trains on the wall - 2019 Photo Contest - click here


Shanty base
Install a weatherproof base for the roadside shanty - by Paul Hart


G-scale Pennsy layout
Winter Park, a G-Scale Pennsylvania indoor layout by John Brailsford


Rail Explorers
Riding the Rail Explorers - East & West


Travels with Al
Travels with Al - our G-scale traveler visits the Plantsville Valley Scenic Railway

Plymouth BTOC Convention 2019

  Ideas for things to do in the Plymouth area during your stay.


40th Anniversary Caboose
Order your 40th Anniversary Christmas Caboose - click here


Plus much more...


I've always loved trains, ever since I was a little boy. I used to dream about driving a big locomotive. I studied engineering in college for two years before I found out it didn't have anything to do with trains. - Peter Venkman: The Real Ghost Busters, (1986)


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